Massachusetts Institute of Technology Events and Communications Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Events and Communications Manager

  • Job Number:

16332

  • Functional Area:

Event Planning

  • Department:

Music and Theater Arts Section

  • School Area:

Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

EVENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Music and Theater Art (MTA), to implement and manage priorities on behalf of the faculty and academic staff. Priorities include all facets of producing concerts and theater events; managing the department’s internal and external communications; working closely with the department head, administrative officer, faculty, and other academic staff to provide oversight of all performance ensembles and programs; managing multiple competing priorities and working collaboratively with MTA and MIT colleagues, including senior leadership; overseeing budgets for all performance ensembles; managing a team of three support staff; and serving as the principal manager of Killian Hall, MTA’s 150 seat rehearsal and performance space totaling approximately 500 occurrences annually.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree (master's preferred); at least three years’ experience in the arts including supervisory and administration; relevant work experience in ensemble management, performing arts event production, budgeting, accounting, proposal writing, desktop publishing (Adobe Creative), communications, publicity, and press relations; first-hand experience as an artist in music or theater arts; experience managing facilities; a history of building collegiality within a program and positive relationships with all stakeholders; willingness to implement ideas that come from others and a record of leadership among staff and faculty; substantial knowledge of and experience with the logistical aspects of music and theater performance in a university setting; and copyediting skills. Seek an individual who can use artistic sensibility in overseeing MTA’s online presence and the production of materials. Job #16332-P

Must be hands-on to support evening and weekend programs. 7/23/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.